Tag: Bipartisan Actions

Merkley, Williams Joint Statement on Momentum for Abolition Amendment Ahead of Juneteenth

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and U.S. Representative Nikema Williams (D-GA-05) today issued the following statement to mark Juneteenth and the recent progress for their Abolition Amendment—a bipartisan, bicameral resolution that would strike the ‘Slavery Clause’ of the 13th Amendment, a constitutional loophole which allows slavery “as

Merkley, Risch Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Mass Timber Industry Across America

Will create good-paying jobs through federal building construction and renovation Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Idaho’s U.S. Senator James Risch today announced the introduction of the bipartisan Mass Timber Federal Buildings Act to promote the utilization of mass timber in federal building projects and military construction.

Merkley, Young Celebrate Committee Passage of Bipartisan Bill Promoting Peaceful Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley—co-chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China—and Indiana’s U.S. Senator Todd Young announced their Promoting a Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute Act today passed the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. The bicameral, bipartisan bill strengthens the United States’ policy to promote dialogue between

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